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Kanye West's 'Yeezus' album leaks four days ahead of official release

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Kanye West took nearly every measure an artist can to prevent his latest album from hitting the web ahead of its June 18th debut. Unfortunately, less than a week out that's exactly what's happened. All 10 tracks of Yeezus have popped up across various bit torrent and file sharing websites — proving that despite numerous precautions, West isn't immune from what has become a norm in the music industry. The self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of "internet, downtown, fashion, and culture" is expected to sell at least 500,000 copies of the album when it officially hits stores (both physical and digital) Tuesday, joined by other anticipated rap releases from Mac Miller and J. Cole. West has attempted to fend off leaks in the past, most notably with Watch The Throne — his joint effort with Jay Z — which was effectively kept from pirates until its release date.